Dirty Rice

Dirty Rice
A deeply flavoured and aromatic rice without the meat usually added to Dirty Rice.
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 2 ½ cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup mixed wild and long grain rice
  • ½ cup onion, minced
  • ¼ cup celery, minced
  • ¼ cup green bell pepper, minced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp dried basil
  • Salt & pepper to taste
Directions
  1. In a pot over medium heat, add butter, onion, celery, bell pepper, and garlic. Saute the vegetables for about 5 minutes, and then add the seasonings. Stir in the rice and toss well to coat.
  2. Once the grains are lightly golden, (At this point if using a rice cooker add the veggies & rice to the rice cooker and stir in 2 cups of chicken broth) or stir in the 2½ cups chicken broth to the pan. Cover and let simmer for about 15-20 minutes. Once cooked and all the liquid has absorbed, fluff with a fork.
Notes
This freezes very well.

 

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